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Funny Farm Hotel

Hauptstrasse 36, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stay would have been perfectly pleasant...however a large group of misbehaving adolescent tourists were staying the same time....they were extremely loud all through the night, shouting and slamming doors, setting off fireworks ect. At night the music from downstairs was pounding so loud we could hear it on the top floor. The staff did nothing to help besides putting... More

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Shanghai, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the smell of this place-ugh! The entire hostel part smells dank, moldy, and wet. The reception is barely helpful and when you ask for advice or travel questions they look annoyed. No kitchen or any place to store food. Wouldn't recommend.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Funny Farm is really just a run-down hotel attached to a nicer hotel, and while the amenities seemed like they could have been great, they were not in very good shape. There was no kitchen or refrigerator for us to use, and the tennis court, basketball court and beach volleyball court were all begging for maintenance. The pool wasn't open... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

WOW! Cannot say enough about this hostel! My friends and I did not get to the hostel until 24 hours after we were supposed to but the woman at the front desk did not make us pay for the night we should have been there and was confused as to why we would have to. Most places would make you... More

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Castellbisbal, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We went for three days at the Funny Farm hostel and I think it was the best option for visiting Interlaken. The people at the entrance and the bar were really nice and helpful and the hall a nice and warm place to meet other guests. The room, on the other side, could be improved. The beds were ok and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Pros: -location -helpful staff- booked excursions for us -close to supermarkets and a good bar -no curfew Cons: -room looked like a prison cell -12 beds and only 1 toilet and 1 shower -no lockers in the room

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I booked this hostel for me and my friend Juan at the last possible moment. When I arrived at 'Interlaken Ost' train station, I noticed that on the reservation I had no street address. Luckily at the tourist information centre at the station, they directed me and gave me a free map to get to the hostel. So if you... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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15 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The hostel room is incredibly basic (wire framed bunk beds, just one bathroom). The cost is outrageous (but normal for Interlaken and Switzerland). The key here is the location. You can walk from the hotel/hostel to the train station to take you up the mountain and that's the key to being in Interlaken. Get up the mountain and spend all... More

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Stayed at Funny Farm backpackers hostel for two nights while visiting Brienz & the Alps. The lobby and corridors look almost exquisite, however the rooms are average and lack any character whatsoever. The triple room with a bunk bed, cupboard, desk & chair got a bit cramped once the three of us put our bags down. Bathroom was tiny, with... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Did I seriously make an account just to warn other travellers of my horrific experience at this so-called "hotel"? Yes. Yes I did. When I first entered Funny Farm Hotel (more like hostel, will be explained later) with my mother and brother, I was intrigued because it actually looked pretty nice, and the lady at the front desk was quite... More

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Address: Hauptstrasse 36, Interlaken 3800, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Canton of Bern > Bernese Oberland > Interlaken
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